Apple revises its guidelines on template-based apps, now requires business to have their own developer accounts

Apple today announced it’s amending the App Store guideline that banned apps created using templates and other app generation services. When the company revised its policies earlier this year, the move was meant to reduce the number of low-quality apps and spam. But the decision ended up impacting a much wider market — including small businesses, restaurants, […]

iOS 10 review: doors into the walled garden

There’s a very good chance that you’ve already installed iOS 10, the latest operating system for Apple’s iPhone and iPad. Apple is much better at getting devices upgraded consistently than Google is, so reviewing it is a little different than other operating systems like Android, Windows, or even macOS. When you read those reviews, the […]

What they don’t tell you about free apps

We make no bones about it. We love anything that’s free, there’s no surprise there. But is anything really for free these days? Lots of Android apps? Well, it seems not: a study has revealed the hidden costs behind free apps. The majority of Play Store proceeds don’t come from paid apps. The income for the main developers […]

How to back up Android and keep your data safe

Sponsored: MobiKin Assistant for Android You should always back up your data as you never know when you might accidentally delete something valuable. Losing precious data can happen not just when you lose your phone. It could also happen when you perform updates or clean out your files to save space. Whatever the reason, you should keep your data backed up. […]

How 5G and Progressive Web Apps may fix Microsoft’s app gap

Surface folding device fan render, by David Breyer. Microsoft’s ambitions for Windows 10, cellular PCs and its potential folding mobile device have an undeniable Achilles Heel – the app gap. But there may be a solution on the horizon. Microsoft’s personal computing efforts are often met with legitimate criticisms about its app gap. It lacks […]